Meal Planning

Let us take the stress off planning your meals for the week or even for the month! Do you have food sensitivities? Do you need to eat a certain amount of calories? Do you need low sugar diet? or perhaps even want to follow a paleo diet? ¬†We have you covered! Included: Calendar of foods […]

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Lemon Water

Drink 1 BIG glass of lemon water every morning! When to Drink? If you drink before you even eat anything for the day it helps to detox your liver, and better your bowel movements. If you drink it during a meal, it helps more as a digestive aid. SEASONS In spring/summer- use cooler water temperature […]

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#4 of 10 Week Countdown- Gluten Free and Dairy Free POTLUCK!

Gluten Free-Dairy Free POTLUCK! Took place Thursday Oct. 12 at Chris Gibson. Dairy Free Cheese- Daiya Cheese Chedder with Gluten free Crackers- found at Walmart Gluten Free Italian Style Bread toasted with Avocado and Tomato- Walmart Glutino Pretzels- Walmart Salads: 1. Chickpea mango- with olive oil and salt and parsley (can add coriander instead) 2. […]

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How can Different Foods Effect your Body? A Look at Food Sensitivities!

Our bodies experience 2 different reactions to food. IgE reaction– this is an immediate reaction to food.  Also known as an allergy.  For example, if you were to have a glass of milk, right away you would be in the bathroom with diarrhea.  This is known as lactose intolerance. IgG reaction– this is the reaction […]

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WHO’s meat report…Naturopathic Nutrition Tips!

Eating just 50 grams of processed meat daily increases your risk of colorectal cancer by 18%- this is as much as 1 hotdog per day! WHO announced that processed meats are carcinogenic, now considered a “Group 1” cancer hazard, which places them in same group as asbestos and tobacco. Canadian Cancer Society has recommended to restrict […]

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Do your Castor Oil Packs!

This is an external treatment… not internal. What to Do? Cut out a piece of material: cotton or flannel, to fit the size of your abdomen. Soak the material in castor oil, it should not be dripping, just damp. Place the material directly on your abdomen. Then place a plastic bag or saran wrap on […]

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Naturopathic Perspective on IBS

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is considered a diagnosis of exclusion! What does that mean? When all tests come back normal but you are still experiencing symptoms than you are often diagnosed with IBS. Symptoms of IBS? -abdominal cramping or spasms -diarrhea or alternating constipation -can experience anal spasms -mucus in stool -abdominal bloating Naturopathic Treatment […]

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Do you have food sensitivities/ intolerance that’s effecting your health

Are you intolerant to dairy, gluten or maybe even eggs? A lot of people experience symptoms of food sensitivities such as gas, bloating, weight gain, anxiety/depression/brain fog… Or maybe even eczema, depressed immune system, high blood pressure and even chronic pain. We all experience 2 reactions to food: 1- IgE response- this is very immediate, […]

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